Track and Field Drills & Practice Plans

Rebound Head Drill

Purpose Increases power and perfects form on the second jump. Setup You need a 24 inch box sturdy enough for a person to jump off of, and a pole vault apparatus with a

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Multiple Triple Jumps Drill

Purpose Builds rhythm for the steps of the triple jump. Setup You need an open area for the runner to work on continuous triple jumps. How it Works Starting with 2 to 4 strides, the

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Single Leg Hops Drill

Purpose Jumpers build strength in their legs and also work on the lift technique ofthe jump. Setup Mark off 20 to 30 meters of open area for the jumper to work in. How it

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Lunge Takeoff Drill

Purpose Emphasizes the lunge position that is necessary after takeoff. Setup Use the regular long jump pit and approach. How it Works Jumper takes their normal approach and drives off the board.He or she immediately

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Cone Hop and Bound Drill

Purpose Works on combining the first two elements of the triple jump. Setup You need one cone set up right after the takeoff board and enough room on the approach to have a

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Rebound Jump Drill

Purpose Works on the transition between the second bound and the final jump. Setup You need a box that is 24 inches high and sturdy enough to handle a jumper’s leap. How it Works Starting

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High Low Pop Offs

Purpose Helps build strong in-air technique for long jumping. Setup You need a raised area, such as a stage in a gymnasium, and then a foam pit on the

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